Special Counsel

Tomas Bush

Tom provides clear and pragmatic advice to assist clients in the real estate and property sector achieve their desired outcomes and identify and manage project risks. Tom is also an experienced litigator and effectively manages litigation in the Land and Environment Court to achieve outcomes and resolve disputes in a timely manner.


Tom’s expertise includes:

  • advising property developers and land owners on all planning, environmental and valuation law-related matters, including due diligence, planning approval pathways and regulatory matters.
  • regularly conducting litigation on behalf of property developers and land owners in the Land and Environment Court.

Recent Projects

  • Appearing in the Land and Environment Court in Class 1 merit appeals relating to a broad range of large residential and commercial developments.
  • Rezoning Requests and Planning Proposals
  • Compulsory acquisition and Land Tax valuation.
  • Advising on the validity of development consents and environmental planning instruments and related litigation.
  • Providing due diligence advise regarding the application of planning controls and land use permissibility.
  • Responding to regulatory investigations and enforcement action.





T: +61 8289 5833 [email protected]

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